Satiated, at last, in the very bitterness of their unnatural gayety, they called for the hula-hula as a fitting close.
Felix again endeavoured to fathom the mysteries of the hula-hula.
Felix again endeavored to fathom the mysteries of the hula-hula.
Tehei danced the Tahitian hula-hula and Henry did the Samoan seva-seva.
"traditional dance of Hawaii," 1825, from Hawaiian. As a verb from 1952. Hula hoop first recorded in fall of 1958, when it was a craze; so called from resemblance of motions of one using it to the dancers' hip circles.